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“DNA profile” means any information derived from a DNA sample;
“DNA sample” means any material that has come from a human body and consists of or includes human cells;
“fingerprints” has the meaning given by section 65(1) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984;
“non-intimate sample” has the meaning given by section 65(1) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984;
“paragraph 6 material” has the meaning given by paragraph 6(2);
“police force” means any of the following—
the metropolitan police force;
a police force maintained under section 2 of the Police Act 1996 (police forces in England and Wales outside London);
the City of London police force;
[F2the Police Service of Scotland;]
the Police Service of Northern Ireland;
the Police Service of Northern Ireland Reserve;
the Ministry of Defence Police;
the Royal Navy Police;
the Royal Military Police;
the Royal Air Force Police;
the British Transport Police;
“recordable offence” has—
in relation to a conviction in England and Wales, the meaning given by section 118(1) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, and
in relation to a conviction in Northern Ireland, the meaning given by Article 2(2) of the Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (S.I. 1989/1341 (N.I. 12));
“relevant physical data” has the meaning given by section 18(7A) of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995;
“relevant search” means a search carried out for the purpose of checking any fingerprints, samples, data or information against any of the fingerprints, samples, data or information mentioned in paragraph 5(a) to (h);
“responsible chief officer of police” means, in relation to fingerprints or samples taken in England or Wales, or a DNA profile derived from a sample so taken, the chief officer of police for the police area—
in which the material concerned was taken, or
in the case of a DNA profile, in which the sample from which the DNA profile was derived was taken;
“responsible chief officer of police” means, in relation to relevant physical data or samples taken or provided in Scotland, or a DNA profile derived from a sample so taken, the chief constable of the [F4Police Service of Scotland];
“ responsible chief officer of police ” means, in relation to fingerprints or samples taken in Northern Ireland, or a DNA profile derived from a sample so taken, the Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland;
“sufficient” and “ insufficient ”, in relation to a sample, have the same meaning as in Part 5 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (see section 65(1) and (2) of that Act).
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